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Kenya 7s towers above opposition in Olympic Qualifiers

  The Kenya sevens, popularly known as Shujaa,  team was in imperious form at the 2020 Olympic qualifiers that were held at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan South Africa. They easily dispatched all opposition, scoring 214 points while conceding only … Continue reading

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Mombasa County: Build a rugby stadium instead of a pool

Mombasa county is set to begin the construction of a Sh1.7 billion ultra-modern stadium and the project is expected to be completed in 14 months. “Today is a great day for the county of Mombasa because as we have begun … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 London sevens

Group Stage Fiji 24 Kenya 17 Tries: BS Mwale 2′ & 8′ , JO Oluoch 10′ Conv: J Olindi 9′ Kenya 21 Samoa 20 Tries: V Onyala 6′ & 7′ & 13′ Conv: J Olindi 6′ & 7′ & 13′ … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Singapore Sevens

Group Stage Kenya 7 England 36 Tries : Mwale Conv: Olindi Kenya 14 USA 17 Tries : Taabu(2) Conv: Taabu, Olindi Kenya 19 Wales 14 Tries : Onyala, Dennis, Taabu Conv: Taabu (2) Challenge Trophy Quarter-Finals Kenya 14 France 24 … Continue reading

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In pictures: Kenya qualifies for IRB U20 trophy

Kenya will once again feature in the World Rugby Under 20 Trophy. This after they beat arch rivals Namibia 21-18 in a nail biting final at RFUEA grounds. Kenya had earlier registered an epic 73-0 win over Tunisia in the … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Hong Kong Sevens

Despite the return of several key players who had previously boycotted, it was another sub par performance from Kenya that did nothing to ease relegation worries and called into question the abilities of the new coach Paul Murunga.   Group … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Canada Sevens

Kenya’s performance at the 2019 Canada sevens is perhaps the worst in the history of Kenya sevens. Aside from the fact that Kenya was fielding a team of novices who had no prior IRB series experience, the distinct lack of … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 USA sevens

The 2019 USA sevens were held in Las Vegas , Nevada. A largely inexperienced side, all of whom are playing in the IRB sevens series for the first time ever, played inconsistently Kenya 10 USA 26 Tries: Ojee, Onyala Kenya … Continue reading

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Kenya Rugby gallery (Photos) for 2017 and 2018

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Kenya Rugby Review for 2018

Kenya finish second in Africa cup The 2018 Africa gold cup doubled up as the qualifier for the 2019 rugby world cup. A new coach (Ian Snook) from New Zealand, was appointed as head coach.  For the second season in … Continue reading

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